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Mioplosus Fish, Eocene, USA

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£118.80

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SIZE: 130-180mm (Range)

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Description

All of our Fossils are 100% Genuine Specimens & come with a Certificate of Authenticity

Specimen: Mioplosus Fish in Matrix
Age: Eocene
Location: USA

Mioplosus is a prehistoric genus of percid fish that lived from the early to middle Eocene. Five species of the genus has been described, Mioplosus labracoides is found in the Green River Formation Lagerstätte. They are similar to modern Percids, and like them have two dorsal fins, the anterior dorsal fin spiny and the posterior soft-rayed. Mioplosus have pointed teeth and are believed to have been voracious predators, individuals have been found with fish lodged in its throat. Their fossils are never found in large groups, which suggest they were solitary.

MAY DIFFER TO PHOTOThe image shows an example of the single specimen you will receive. This will be picked from our stock box graded and with a size approximately within the size range indicated. It will not be the same specimen shown in the photo, the colours, shape, size and style may vary as with any natural item. To guarantee the specimen you receive will be representative by that in photo, we would always recommend the Actual as seen version of this item.

Additional information

Origin

USA

Era

Eocene

Unique

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1 review for Mioplosus Fish, Eocene, USA

  1. ColeF (verified owner)

    Very good size and quality is amazing, recommended

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